Tag Archives: Hepatobiliary

Salmonellosis in a Boa constrictor

Salmonellosis in a Boa constrictor History: A 3-year-old female Boa constrictor has no prior clinical signs. Gross findings: The snake was in good body condition. The ventral scales were multifocally reddened, and the gingiva of the upper jaw was reddened. … Continue reading

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Gastrointestinal stromal tumor in a horse

Gastrointestinal stromal tumor in a horse History: A 25 year-old intact female Quarterhorse with a chronic history of difficulty eating and weight loss. Gross findings: This horse has severe wavemouth, serous atrophy of fat, generalized muscle wasting, and ascites. The … Continue reading

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Tyzzer’s Disease in a Foal-Clostridium piliforme

Tyzzer’s Disease in a Foal-Clostridium piliforme History: A 1 month-old female intact Quarterhorse foal. She was depressed, with an increased respiratory rate. Later that day,her temperature increased to104.5 F so 37 mg Banamine PO was administered. The animal refused to eat … Continue reading

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Ventriculitis, Hepatitis, and unusual inclusion bodies in Quail

Ventriculitis, Hepatitis, and unusual inclusion bodies in Quail This post presents some unusual and interesting histologic findings of Quail.  Three quail of different ages died acutely.  The birds are raised since birth and at 1 month are turned into an outside … Continue reading

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Aortic mineralization in a dog

Aortic mineralization in a dog   History:  A 19.09kg, 10 year old canine, male Aussie was euthanized due to chronic kidney disease with azotemia and hyperphosphatemia with anemia (PCV 15-18 %). The owner is concerned about 2,4 D Herbicide toxicity. … Continue reading

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